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Joachim Dittrich to lead the Liquid Food business unit

  • Wednesday July 2nd, 2014
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Joachim Dittrich

Joachim Dittrich (50) has been appointed head of the Liquid Food business unit at Bosch Packaging Technology. He succeeds Jürgen Katzenbach (45), who will become the unit’s commercial manager. The Liquid Food business unit develops, manufactures, and markets processing and packaging solutions for liquid and paste-like food, especially for customers in the dairy, fruit juice, and coffee industries. The personnel changes took effect on May 1, 2014. (more…)

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Bosch Packaging Technology aims to keep strengthening its leading position until 2020

PA 2020

By 2020, Bosch Packaging Technology aims to grow considerably faster than the market, and to further expand its leading position in the realm of process and packaging technology around the world. “We expect to see fundamental change in the market for packaging machinery. We not only want to react to this change, we also aim to help shape it,” said Friedbert Klefenz, President of Bosch Packaging Technology, during the company’s press conference at the Interpack trade show in Düsseldorf. On the basis of its PA 2020 strategy, the manufacturer of special machinery aims to continue expanding its business in the established markets, and to grow especially in Asia and Africa. In addition to this, the company intends to spur further growth by venturing into new fields of business. (more…)

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Bosch raises the bar for OEE


The Coolock factory of Mondelēz Ireland depends on smooth processes and a continuous flow of production for its Cadbury Flake bars. “Performance was not consistent across all machines,” explains David Lindsay, production engineering manager at the site in Coolock, Ireland. “We worked on the Bosch packaging line ourselves but productivity was still not meeting our expectations. That’s when we decided to enter into a partnership with the Bosch team to address the issues.” (more…)

Categories: Services

Remanufactured Equipment at Bosch Packaging Services


Bosch Packaging Services remanufactures equipment to like-new condition for a fraction of the cost compared to new. Check out the before and after photos of this remanufactured 1991 Microtronic. (more…)

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AIM 8: taking inspection technology to the next level


Following months of intense work, Bosch Packaging Technology proudly presented the first model of an entirely new generation of fully automated inspection machines at Interpack 2014 in Dusseldorf, Germany – the AIM 8 series. The development greatly profited from the experience of the former Eisai Machinery engineers, who continue to contribute their long-term market technology knowledge to the Bosch group after the successful integration in 2013. The result of these efforts succeeded in impressing international trade fair visitors. (more…)

Categories: Pharma

Bosch presents process and inspection technology at the INTERPHEX exhibition in Tokyo

Interphex Japan

From July 2 to 4, 2014, Bosch Packaging Technology will present a selection of its extensive portfolio of solutions for the pharmaceutical industry at INTERPHEX in Tokyo. One highlight of the exhibition in the area of liquid pharmaceuticals is the AIM 8 automated vial inspection machine. In the area of process technology, Bosch will feature a wide selection of laboratory equipment and small-batch production of solid pharmaceuticals. To complete the range of products on show, we will also present various packaging materials suitable for pharmaceutical applications. (more…)

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Life-saving vaccines for children all over the world


Dr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla believes that every child in the world should be granted access to inexpensive bacterial and viral vaccines. For this reason, he founded Serum Institute of India in 1966, which has ever since been supplying children all over the world with vaccines such as pentavalent and vaccines against MMR. (more…)

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New Tablet Press from Product Brand Manesty launched at Interpack 2014

TPR 500

The new TPR 500 tablet press received a great deal of interest at the Interpack exhibition in Dusseldorf. During the official launch ceremony, Gary Hanson, General Manager of product brand Manesty and Christian Treitel, Director Business Development of Bosch Packaging Technology, introduced the TPR 500. (more…)

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Single-source solution for miniature sweets on display at ProPak China

ProPak China

Bosch Packaging Technology will present at ProPak China 2014 from 16-18 July in Shanghai a packaging line for a wide horizontal BVK2000I mini wrapping machine with an inline feeder and a mini wrapper, along with the vertical bagger SVE 2520AR/LR fed by a Yamato multi-head weigher. (more…)

New horizontal flow wrapper is keeping your products safe

Horizontal Flow Wrapper

For European manufacturers requiring hermetic sealing for products that are difficult to handle on a traditional upright flow wrapper, Bosch Packaging Technology launched the Pack 301 ID (Inverted Dwell) horizontal flow wrapper at Interpack 2014. Products like fresh produce, meat and cheese are particularly suitable to be packaged on the Pack 301 ID, which is also available in combination with Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP). (more…)

Categories: Food & Confectionery

Next generation Delta robotic packaging solutions offer lower TCO


Interpack 2014 saw the launch of advanced, hygienic vision-guided robotic solutions from Bosch for both, primary and secondary packaging. Targeted at food producers keen to lower their total cost of ownership (TCO), the machines promote food safety and boost processing line efficiency. (more…)

Categories: Food & Confectionery

Premium look and high product protection for your chocolate brands

Starpac 600

With consumers paying close attention to product safety and quality, chocolate manufacturers are facing a strong demand for packaging solutions that ensure the highest degree of product protection against any kind of contamination. At the same time, packaging should match the products’ premium taste with a look of luxury. (more…)

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Experts in Liquid Food Packaging – Part 1: Thermoform Technology

Thermoforming Cups

On entering local supermarkets and heading to the dairy section, consumers can find many products that are packaged in thermoformed cups. Varying in form and size, they are used for packaging liquid or viscous products such as yoghurts, desserts, or puddings. All of them are protected by a thin layer of plastic and a lid. Venturing even deeper into the halls of dairy products, one can not only find packs of thermoformed cups but pre-made cups as well. Differentiation between the two types can be hard and often manufacturers of liquid and viscous food products are unsure which technology to choose. (more…)

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Change your pack style in less than three minutes with the world’s most flexible biscuit packaging system


Bosch Packaging Systems AG, a company of Bosch Packaging Technology, unveiled its innovative biscuit packaging line, the first complete system capable of fast slug to pile changeovers and vice versa. The Two-in-One system also features the quickest product count changes currently available in the market and occupies a smaller footprint than separate conventional machines for packaging both formats. (more…)

Categories: Food & Confectionery

Capsule School – an innovative platform to meet future needs

Capsule School

Advances in research and development, extremely powerful pharmaceuticals, and innovative new manufacturing techniques are increasingly transforming the global pharmaceutical industry. But how does this impact those in the hard capsule business? And what does it mean for you as a pharmacist? The Capsule School was a chance to explore these questions and more with expert presentations and a practical training session. (more…)

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